Small Business Resources
The Hispanic Chamber now offers services to assist businesses. Whether you need help with a start up or expansion, business plans or software training, the Hispanic Chamber is here to help. We also offer small business loans, as well as guidance with contracts and procurements.
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Here are some links to get you started.
- Alliance of Portland Business Neighborhood Associations
- Business.gov Helps Businesses Meet Federal Compliance Requirements.
- Hacienda CDCís Community Economic Development Department offers a variety of programs ranging from micro-enterprise development, small business training, adult education, and workforce development.
- Oregon Economic & Community Development Offering business loans, business outreach program, & international trade assistance.
- OMWESB Office of Minority, Women and emerging small business certification info.
- OHSU's Procurement Services
- Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services - Information on licensing, permits, insurance, worker's comp & other business requirements.
- Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs Promote and develop entrepreneurship and economic development for ethnic minorities in the State of Oregon.
- Portland Development Commission Business & Economic & Development Services.
- PGE Educational Seminars Free energy-efficiency classes.
- PGE's Business Energy Savings A focus on energy efficiency can help control your energy usage and boost your bottom line.
- The Small Business Development Center Helping you start your business, grow your business, & make your business profitable.
- Oregon Secretary of State's Office Corporate Division Provides information on registering your business in the state, licensing information, & referral to business assistance.
- Oregon Entrepreneurs Forum Provides mentoring to entrepreneurs.
- Mt. Hood Community College Small Business Development Center.
- Small Business International Trade Office Educates, trains and counsels in international trade.
- City of Portland, Small Business Liaison Providing information and services from Portland area government agencies.
- Oregon Employment Department
- US Small Business Administration Offering loans, counseling, and workshops.
- Vendor Registration Can mean several things when you do business with the City of Portland. This page shows different types of registration and what you need to know.
- SCORE An all volunteer organization sponsored by US Small Business Administration to assist small businesses and small business entrepreneurs to succeed in their undertakings. Contact: John Reese (503) 326-3441
- Impact Business Consultants, Inc. Small Business Consulting Firm email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Business Information Center, Salem, OR - First Stop Center providing information on starting a business in Oregon. (503) 986-2200
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) Information on job safety and health regulations for operating a business in Oregon. (503) 378-4100
- Other links Links to other agency's bid information, including business information & assistance.
- Local Financing Information
- Business Finance
- Financial Business Assistance in Oregon
- Oregon Department of Consumer & Business Services
Tax and State Wage Information